Wellness

Forces of Faith

“There are still those who believe that God does not call women to pastor. It does not deter me from the call, though. I think I’ve changed some people’s minds.” — Alyce French Johnson, pastor at Oak Grove Baptist Church. Meet five women who are transforming...

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Unlikely Friendship: Deon & Marci

The friendship of Deon Stokes, 39, and her real estate agent Marci Wilson-Bates, 50, grew during the laborious process of securing the perfect home for Deon. Deon: “She showed me 120 homes — and still wanted to be my friend!” Marci: “I just love this city,...

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Unlikely Friendship: Renee & Kisa

Friends Kisa Hoeltke and Renee Reithel started a podcast called Two Mamas and a Mustard Seed that is dedicated to engaging in difficult conversations about race in America. Renee: “I learned a lot despite a bit of discomfort. But, if I don’t lean in, I’ll never...

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Pull Up a Seat to the Table

The right type of relationship can be a powerful force in our lives. In my experiences with people, I have realized relationships are centered around the three tables we commonly occupy: personal tables, professional tables and social tables. At an early age, I...

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